Areas of Expertise

Campaign strategy, major gifts, and corporate and foundation research

Julie Crudele  |  Partner Consultant


Julie Crudele focuses on campaign strategy, major gifts, and corporate and foundation research for international development organizations. Previously, Julie served as the vice president of development and communications at CEDPA where she raised international funds for programs for women and girls. She has also conducted special foundation projects for Planned Parenthood and served as a consultant with OMP, a direct marketing and communications firm founded by Frank O’Brien. Other positions include executive vice president of the Jane Goodall Institute and vice president of communications and development at University Circle, Cleveland, plus many more. Her wide experience includes two endowment campaigns.

Education & Certification

Two master’s degrees from Case Western Reserve University in International Health and Medical Anthropology.


American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation, American Secondary Schools for International Students & Teachers (ASSIST), Armed Services Arts Partnership, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Earthrights International, Friends of the Library Silver Spring, Gandhi Brigade Youth Media, National Society of Colonial Dames of America, National Bonsai Foundation, Open World Leadership Center, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Potomac Crescent Waldorf School, Textile Museum.

Community Service

Julie is the President of the Board of the Friends of Quiet Waters Park, a member of Anne Arundel Women Giving Together, a board member of Annapolis Green, a board member of the National Bonsai Foundation and a member of the Association of Baltimore Grantmakers Giving Circle Connector Committee.

Get to know me

Julie is sailor who loves the water and all things sailing, an avid traveler to far-away places, and is always working on greening the planet.

Favorite Quote

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you.  What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”  –Jane Goodall